Reus: 'The competitiveness of the Bundesliga is so high'

The 2014/15 season was one of struggle for both Borussia Dortmund and Marco Reus, with BVB finishing down in seventh and the 26-year-old missing 14 league matches with various injuries.

This term, however, the Black-and-Yellows have reprised their role as FC Bayern München’s closest challengers, with Reus also rediscovering some of his best form by scoring eight goals to help Dortmund establish a .

In an interview from the club’s winter training base in Abu Dhabi, the Germany international spoke about his personal ambitions, exorcising his injury demons and the form of team-mate and African Player of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

bundesliga.com: Marco Reus, how would you sum up the first half of the season?

Marco Reus: Overall I think we had a good first half to the season. We scored a ton of goals and put in some great performances over a number of weeks.